Today is Saturday, September 8. There are 107 days until Christmas. Today is National Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Day, and National Ampersand Day.

On this date in 1935, Senator Huey Long was shot in the Louisiana state capitol building.

In 1974, President Gerald Ford pardoned Richard M. Nixon.

In 1986, The Oprah Winfrey Show was broadcast nationally for the first time.

Happy Birthday to Gaten Matarazzo, from ‘Stranger Things’ who is 15.

Brooke Burke, TV actress is 46.

P!nk is 38.

Politician Bernie Sanders is 76.